IOPC Annual report and plans announced & annual deaths report

IOPC websiteall credits: IOPC
published: September 2020

In September 2020 the Independent Office for Police Misconduct (IOPC) released details of their Impact report and Strategic plan for the period 2018-2022, setting out improvement plans for policing practice and reducing future risks.

The following is transcribed from the IOPC website.

Impact report
Our second annual Impact report shows how our work is making a difference by influencing improvements in policing practice and reducing future risks. It sets out our impact in four priority areas of police accountability, using learning, working with others and being an effective organisation.

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FREE or subsidised counselling & Mental Health First Aid courses

Counselling Project postersource: A Father’s Child Services
published:  October 2020

A Father’s Child Services is a West Midlands based community interest company that offers face to face, online and telephone counselling sessions, training and more.

“We aim to steer the preventative flagship rather than just dealing with the aftermath of trauma and distress by providing affordable therapeutic services.  Working towards a Better Well-Being and ‘Better Outcomes.”

– Michelle Kelly (founder) –

Subsidised Counselling

A Father’s Child Services CIC are currently offering six sessions of counselling for just £30 – terms & conditions apply.

Sessions normally take place on Wednesdays at their Birmingham base from 9am to 2pm – Starting 21 October 2020.

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Mzee Mohammed was an innocent victim of mental illness and knife crime

Mzee Mohammed
Mzee Mohammed

source: Liverpool Echo
published: 15 December 2019

In the hours before the death of 18-year-old Mzee Mohammed Daley , his worried dad described “seeing the fear in my boy’s eyes.”

Mzee , who had long struggled with mental health difficulties, was at the start of a terrifying descent into the psychotic episode that killed him, on the warm evening of July 13, 2016, in Liverpool ONE shopping centre.

For three years speculation and rumour surrounded the very public death of the student, who dreamed of opening a Jamaican-style eatery in the city.

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